Tesla market value tops $100bn, triggering payout for Musk

2020-01-25 09:02

Tesla shares hit $100bn for the first time, triggering a payout plan that could be worth billions for Elon Musk, founder and chief of the electric carmaker.

Kagiso Tiso Holdings appoints new CEO, CFO for 'critical' phase

2020-01-21 08:30

The black-owned investment holdings firm Kagiso Tiso Holdings has appointed Paballo Makosholo as its Chief Executive Officer and Tshepo Setshedi as the new Chief Financial Officer with immediate effect.

WATCH: Alphabet's public market cap tops $1trn

2020-01-17 10:29

The public market capitalisation of Google parent Alphabet topped the $1trn mark shortly before the close of trading on Thursday, making it the fourth S&P 500 component to top the lofty level.

WATCH | Online sales hit record high this holiday season: report

2019-12-27 13:04

US shoppers spent more online during this year's holiday shopping season, a report by Mastercard showed, with e-commerce sales hitting a record high.

WATCH: Thousands of Disney+ accounts stolen by hackers

2019-12-19 10:54

Hackers started targeting Disney's new streaming service just hours after it was launched on November 12.

Prosus raises offer for Just Eat app as takeover bids intensify

2019-12-09 12:52

Prosus has raised its bid for UK food delivery firm Just Eat as it tries to win over investors and beat out an offer from rival Takeaway.com.

WATCH | SpaceX: launch of Falcon 9 to ISS for resupply mission

2019-12-08 14:03

SpaceX launches its Falcon 9 rocket to the International Space Station, as part of its nineteenth commercial resupply services mission, at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

Google CEO Sundar Pichai steps into huge role as Alphabet chief

2019-12-06 08:57

Taking the reins as chief executive of Google parent Alphabet, the soft-spoken, Indian-born Sundar Pichai faces a host of challenges at one of the world's most valuable companies, which has become besieged by activists and political leaders.

A key struggle is government not paying up, state IT agency tells Parly

2019-11-30 10:30

SITA acting CEO Ntutule Tshenye said among its challenges involved getting government departments and entities that used its services to pay up.

WATCH: London refuses Uber licence renewal

2019-11-26 12:58

London's transit authority has refused to renew Uber's operating licence over concerns about imposter drivers. The ride-hailing company vowed to appeal the decision.

 

In Davos, the spectre of a tech cold war

2020-01-24 13:12

China and the United States may have laid down their arms for now in a trade truce, but their technological rivalry is very much still raging, raising the spectre of a high tech cold war.

WATCH: How hackers can use smart home devices to access your personal data

2020-01-18 11:28

The FBI issued a statement earlier this month warning consumers about smart home devices that could be vulnerable to hacks.This includes smart digital assistants, smart watches, smart refrigerators, home security devices, and gaming systems.

WATCH: Why TVs have become so inexpensive

2020-01-16 21:40

In this video, Cheddar explains the mystery of why TV's have suddenly dropped so sharply in price, when you're getting so much more bang for your buck.

Church questions ethics of investment in AI

2019-12-24 20:55

The Church of England has launched a study into an existential question: do its investments in big-tech giants contradict the Christian faith?

US tech giants sued over cobalt mine child labour deaths

2019-12-17 13:22

Five US tech giants including Apple, Microsoft and Google parent Alphabet have been named in a lawsuit over the death of child labourers in cobalt mines in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

WATCH: Facebook to allow photo transfer to Google Photos

2019-12-08 16:00

Facebook says it has introduced a tool to transfer photos and videos from the social media network directly to other services, starting with Google Photos.

MultiChoice assists South African police arrest suspect, in crackdown on piracy

2019-12-06 19:16

The South African Police Services, in collaboration with MultiChoice group, have arrested a suspect in connection with illegally selling pirated internet streaming devices and online subscriptions.

WATCH: Shopping rivals urge EU to act against Google

2019-11-30 18:30

Dozens of European price comparison shopping services have joined forces to call for EU action against Google, for allegedly flouting an order allowing rivals to compete on equal terms.

WATCH: A delivery robot that doubles as personal sidekick

2019-11-26 14:19

Its makers believe it's the future, but with a $3 250 price tag, who is ready to ditch their second car for this two-wheeled rover?

This search engine is planting trees every time you browse

2019-11-25 06:30

When fires raged across Brazil this summer and deforestation rates reached startling highs, users began downloading a small German search engine in a modest effort to counteract the devastation.

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